NESN, New England?s most watched sports network, announced Monday that Lisa Hillary (@LisaHillaryTV) will join NESN as an anchor/reporter for NESN?s sports news programs. The sports television veteran will join Adam Pellerin (@AdamPellerin) to form the network?s lead anchor team for “NESN Sports Today,” a live sportscast that airs every night at 10 p.m. or immediately following Red Sox or Bruins post-game coverage. She will also fill in as a reporter and appear on NESN?s other sports news programs, including “NESN LIVE,” (5:30 p.m. weeknights), and “NESN Sports Update” (mornings 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.).
Hillary comes to NESN with 15 years of experience as a sports television anchor and reporter at several networks, including Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic (2006-2010) and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (2010-2013) where she was a two-time Emmy winner. She also served as the Anaheim Ducks sideline reporter for FOX Sports West during the 2013-14 NHL season. Earlier in her career she anchored sports reports on TSN SportsCentre (Canada?s equivalent to ESPN) and served as a news anchor/general assignment reporter in Ottawa. Hillary got her start in the sports industry as the assistant media relations director for the Ottawa Senators.
?Lisa is a skilled studio host and reporter with a wealth of sports knowledge and industry experience who makes a great addition to our talented team of anchors and reporters,? said Joseph Maar, NESN?s Vice President of Programming and Production/Executive Producer.
?With her energetic personality and passion for sports, Lisa will bring viewers in-depth and compelling coverage of New England?s teams,? Maar added.
Lisa is an avid tennis player and golfer; she will begin working on-air at the end of August.
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. Celebrating 30 years in 2014, the network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National. Forbes Magazine recently ranked NESN as the 8th Most Valuable Sports Business Brand in the world. NESN.com is the most visited regional sports network website in the country. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN?s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).